Obituaries

Dawn Marie Lopez nee Bassett - 50

9/22/1965 - 4/27/2016
Longtime Hammond Indiana Resident

Dawn Marie Lopez nee Bassett, age 50, passed away suddenly Wednesday morning April 27th....

Jamie A. Horneman - 36

8/7/1979 - 4/25/2016
Hazel Crest

Jamie A. Horneman age 36.  Hazel Crest resident.  Graduate of Thornwood High School.  Daughter of Annie Horneman and William E. Thibideau. ...

Eleanor L. Esposito - 82

4/2/1934 - 4/24/2016
Plainfield, South Holland and Roseland

Eleanor L. Esposito nee Foss, age 82. Longtime South Holland resident formerly of Roseland, had made her home for the past 12 years at the Carillon in...

Patricia B. Oprea - 83

4/23/2016 - 4/23/2016
Matteson

 

Patricia B. Oprea nee Wilkins, age 83. Longtime Matteson resident, born and raised...

Reno Corradin - 91

9/12/1924 - 4/23/2016
South Holland

Reno Corradin, CFD Retired, age 91. Longtime South Holland resident formerly of Roseland. Retired in 1981 after serving the City...

Carl A. "Chico" Pisterzi - 89

10/1/1926 - 4/20/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident

 

Carl A. Pisterzi, age 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning at the...

Lena "Lee" J. Pierandozzi - 93

11/3/1922 - 4/17/2016
Chicago Heights

Lena “Lee” J. Pierandozzi nee Perozzi, age 93. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident.  Retired from Meany Electric where she worked as...

Louis V. Minelli Jr. - 68

9/23/1947 - 4/17/2016
Longtime Chicago Heights resident

Louis V. Minelli Jr. age 68.  Longtime Chicago Heights resident.  Body Shop manager at Napelton Cadillac. 1966 graduate of Bloom High School. Husband...

Paul D. Fedinets - 63

8/12/1952 - 4/17/2016
Northlake formerly of Irving Park (Chicago)

 

Paul D. Fedinets, age 63. Longtime Northlake resident, born and raised in...

Patricia M. Fedinets nee Stur - 63

11/14/1952 - 4/17/2016
Northlake fomerly of East Chicago, IN.

 

Patricia M. Fedinets nee Stur, age 63. Longtime Northlake resident formerly of East...

Emroy Lester Heyen - 91

10/4/1924 - 4/15/2016
South Holland

 

Emroy L. Heyen, age 91. Longtime South Holland resident, born and raised in...

Geraldine "Gerry" O'Neill - 96

1/22/1920 - 4/14/2016
Homewood

 Geraldine B. “Gerry” O’Neill nee Macina age 96. Longtime Homewood resident, born and raised in Chicago’s Roseland...

Susan K. Feiler - 92

9/29/1923 - 4/12/2016
South Holland

Susan K. Feiler nee Grabner age 92 (April 12, 2016).  Longtime South...

Barbara J. Steele - 66

9/12/1949 - 4/8/2016
Matteson resident formerly of Posen

Barbara J. Steele nee Condit, age 66. Longtime Matteson resident formerly of Posen. Loving mother of Cherie (Frank) Corcoran, Steve, James, Wayne and Jean...

Nadia Hernandez-Coyt - 38

10/2/1977 - 4/6/2016
Chicago Heights resident

 Nadia Hernandez-Coyt. Age 38, Chicago Heights resident formerly of Puebla, Mexico.  Passed away peacefully April 6, 2016.  Active RCIA sponsor and leader at St Agnes Church and...

Robert Hernandez - 80

11/22/1935 - 4/2/2016
Chicago Heights formerly of Chicago's Southeast Side

 

Robert Hernandez, age 80. Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s...

George Ranney - 90

7/26/1925 - 3/30/2016
Longtime Chicago Heights resident

George Ranney age 90.  Longtime Chicago Heights resident, raised Ellicottville, NY.  U.S....

Floyd F. Weier Jr. - 79

11/4/1936 - 3/30/2016
Crete

Floyd F. Weier Jr. age 79.  Longtime Crete resident, native of Spring Valley, IL.  Crete High School...

Donald E. "Bud" Prior - 89

8/29/1926 - 3/28/2016
Chicago Heights

Donald E. “Bud” Prior age 89, August 29, 1926 – March 28, 2016.  Married to Mary E. (nee Heniff) for 57 years.  Loving father of six: ...

Frank J. Enright - 81

3/8/1935 - 3/27/2016
Chicago Heights

Frank J. Enright age 81.  Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Southside/Little Flower Parish. Retired in 1997 after 23 years as the...

Armando - 81

1/14/1935 - 3/22/2016
Longtime Chicago Heights resident

Armando “Joe” Zomparelli age 81. Native of Amaseno, Prov. Frosinone, Italy, immigrated to Chicago Heights in 1965. Retired...

John Calabrese - 55

7/12/1960 - 3/17/2016
Homewood and Mt. Greenwood

John A. Calabrese, “Breezer” age 55. Longtime Homewood resident recently of Mt. Greenwood. Social Studies Teacher for...

Frances A. Martorana - 91

8/20/1924 - 3/14/2016
Lansing

Frances A. Martorana age 91.  Longtime Lansing resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland...

Elaine Margaret Ganza - 92

2/26/1924 - 3/11/2016

 

Elaine Margaret Ganza nee Anderson,...

Dianne Altemus - 72

8/23/1943 - 3/5/2016
Richton Park & Matteson Dianne Altemus, aka “Gramma Hey You,” entered peacefully into eternal joy on March 5, 2016. She fought a good fight against Alzheimer’s and passed in her home as she wanted. She grew up in...

Celina Guadalupe Rocha - 51

10/9/1964 - 3/4/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights Celina Rocha age 51. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Bloom High School graduate. Mother of Barry and Brandon Rocha. Grandmother of Haley-Marie Rocha. Wife of Mark Wiersma.Daughter of the late...

Denise A. Bannon - 65

8/18/1950 - 3/4/2016
South Holland, Glenwood and Chicago Heights Denise A. Bannon, nee Parker, age 65. Longtime South Holland, Glenwood and south suburban resident. Wife of the late Roger M. Bannon. Mother of Ronald (Sarah), Gregory (Jamie) and Timothy. Daughter...

David J. Sellenberg - 76

7/24/1939 - 3/2/2016
Frankfort David J. Sellenberg age 76. Longtime Frankfort resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. U.S. Marine Veteran. Retired Industrial Equipment Salesman. Husband for 49 years of...

Paul Panozzo - 48

6/6/1967 - 2/29/2016
West Chicago formerly of Oak Lawn Paul Panozzo age 48. West Chicago resident formerly of Oak Lawn. Richards High School class of 1985. Worked for Meineke Car Care Centers. Beloved son of Jacqueline nee Resce and Emilio Panozzo....

Anthony J. Janus - 81

3/14/1934 - 2/28/2016
Monee and Chicago Heights Anthony J. Janus age 81. Longtime Monee and Chicago Heights resident. U.S. Air Force Veteran/Korean War. Member of American Legion Post 1200 where he was a Service Officer and Chaplain. Longtime...

William C. Hanley - 79

2/11/1937 - 2/24/2016
Chicago HEights William C. Hanley, age 79. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Park Manor neighborhood/St. Columbanus Parish. Retired Route Salesman for Hostess Cake and Bartender in the 73rd...

Mary Buccino - 100

1/2/1916 - 2/22/2016
Chicago Heights Mary Buccino age 100. Lifelong resident of Chicago Heights. Retired after 30 years as a Cook and Server for Savoia’s Restaurant in Chicago Heights. Daughter of the late Josephine nee Corsi and...

Sam Tranchina - 80

5/15/1935 - 2/22/2016
Chicago Heights Sam Tranchina age 80. Longtime Chicago Heights resident recently of Mokena. Retired Junior High Teacher for Park Forest School District 163/Blackhawk School. Husband for 51 years of Rebecca...

Evelyn Fidanzi - 85

1/25/1931 - 2/19/2016
Chicago Heights Evelyn Fidanzi age 85. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Retired Inventory Clerk for Chicago Heights Water Department, and former employee of Johnson & Johnson and American Stove Board....

Eva Wilczynski - 80

7/10/1935 - 2/18/2016
Chicago Heights Eva Wilczynski nee Ciambrone age 80. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday morning with her children at her side. Wife for 56 years of the late Stanley A....

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